When Carlos and Erica Morales realized they were going to be parents, they were as excited as could be. They had tried before, but their efforts had ended in miscarriage. This time, the couple decided to go through fertility treatment and were shocked to find out that Erica was expecting three girls and a boy.

But their happiness vanished when Erica, at seven months pregnant, underwent a C-section. After delivering all four babies, Erica went into hypovolemic shock, lost a massive amount of blood, and died within hours. “I went from having the best day of my life to the next morning experiencing the worst day of my life,” Carlos said. “My four babies came into the world and then my wife died.”